As the April 1 pre-strike production deadline nears, the A-list is taking the A-train from one gig to another.
The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival gets its seventh go-round February 2-11, offering 22 features, 15 documentaries and 80 shorts at a half-dozen venues around the capital city.
Netcaster Hypnotic.com has acquired global distribution rights to Andy Berman's "Bit Players," a 17-minute dramedy it plans to bow first on homevid.
The number of homes with TiVo digital video recording machines doubled over the holidays, pushing fourth-quarter revenues for the San Jose-based company up 40% over the third quarter to $1.4 million.
"Akira," one of the earliest and most popular films in the Japanese anime film wave, is being restored in preparation for a theatrical re-release in the U.S. this spring.
The Writers Guild says the studios are making too much money from DVD and need to share. At the same time, Blockbuster says the studios are making too little -- and need to share. Revenue share, that…
Disney has agreed to pay $3 million to a small British music publisher for breaching copyright in the video release of "Fantasia." The settlement is a big reduction in the $200 million that Boosey…
Blow Up Pictures partners Joana Vicente and Jason Kliot have linked arms with the brothers Lipsky, inking a three-year output deal with Lot 47 Films, the Gotham distrib run by Jeff, Mark and Scott…
Palm Pictures and online counterpart Sputnik7.com have acquired three films at the Sundance Film Festival.
Backers of tax incentives to slow runaway production are planning to reintroduce such legislation during the current congressional session. Reps. Xavier Becerra and Howard Berman, both Los…
Runaway production of film and TV programs to foreign locales has accelerated, draining away billions of dollars in domestic production activity in recent years, according to a Dept. of Commerce…